Singapore could be Asia’s next halal destination
Halal tourism is predicted to generate US$200 million by 2020, kompas.com has reported.
Given such potential, three countries in Southeast Asia, namely Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, have been actively promoting halal tourism.
However, Indonesian Tourism Industry Association (GIPI) deputy head Panca Sarungu said that Singapore had the potential to become a new competitor in the halal tourism sector.
Panca said it was not difficult for Singapore to develop halal tourism as 5 percent of the country’s population was Muslim and Malay.
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Posted: 9 Sep 2019 17:30:02